PADI Advanced Open Water Course

Introduction to the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver Course


we got you covered, we have flexible packages that suits your preference
  • Choose your package

  • Prerequisite
  • Training days
  • Digital manual included
  • Required prior study
  • Resort fees included
  • Use of equipment
  • Certification card
  • Nights included
  • Accommodation type
  • Choose your freebie
  • Group Discounts

  • Total adventure dives
  • Optional Adventure dives
  • PADI AOW Bronze

  • P15,000

    per student

  • Open Water
  • 2
  • 3 or more participants
  • 5
  • PPB
  • Fish ID
  • Nitrox
  • PADI AOW Silver

  • P17,000

    per student

  • Open Water
  • 2
  • 2
  • Dormitory
  • 3 or more participants
  • 5
  • PPB
  • Fish ID
  • Nitrox
  • PADI AOW Gold

  • P26,000

    per student

  • Open Water
  • 2
  • Boat Dive in Mactan or,
    Dive in Moalboal
  • 3 or more participants
  • 5
  • PPB
  • Night
  • Nitrox

Enhancing your scuba diving experience with the PADI Advanced Open Water diver course in Cebu with Dive Funatics is the most practical training decision you can make. We help you experience new adventures, we are there every step of the way to assist, aid and correct formation of bad habits as we go.

When taking your AOW Course, You’ll plan your learning path with your instructor by choosing from a long list of Adventure Dives. There are two required dives, Deep and Underwater Navigation, and you choose the other three, for a total of five dives.

During the Deep Adventure Dive, you learn how to plan dives to deal with the physiological effects and challenges of deeper scuba diving. The Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive refines your compass navigation skills and helps you better navigate using kick-cycles, visual landmarks and time.

The other knowledge and skills you get vary with your interest and the adventures you have, photography, buoyancy control, fish identification, exploring wrecks and many more.

PADI Advanced Open Water Divers are qualified to:

  • Dive independently to a maximum depth of 30 metres/100 feet.
  • Qualify to progress to Rescue Diver Course

Unless otherwise arranged or specified, all course training will be conducted at the house reef of Kontiki Marina, Mactan, Cebu.

Ruby Rocks / Oxygen bar, a restaurant inside the resort is an ideal place to stay and hang around at in between in-water training sessions. They serve meals at a reasonable price.

Click the image below to see the directional map of the training area.

Map / Direction to get to Dive Funatics

In the event that you cannot meet the minimum requirements for earning certification or completing a portion of your training to move forward to certification, in 2 days, you may choose to:

  • extend your training days and conduct remedial sessions to satisfactorily fulfill all performance requirements for the course. The cost of remedial training per day is P3,750 PHP, excluding the rental of specialized equipment listed, but not limited to underwater camera, strobes, oxygen analyzers, etc.
  • get certified as PADI Scuba Diver; or
  • arrange for another center, instructor to complete the remainder of the required performance requirements to earn your certification

We are committed to low training ratios and does not over-book its classes.

Our commitment to the highest level of quality training and safety is our number one goal. When you schedule a class, confined, or open water training session, you are prohibiting another customer from booking or reserving that spot.

Once you schedule your class, confined, and/or open water training sessions, you may reschedule your training sessions as long as you notify us a week before your scheduled booking with no additional penalties.

Any and every change in schedules made after the 1 week window shall be subject to P2,500 PHP rescheduling / rebooking fee provided that the notification of such change is done not later than 24 hours before the commencement of the booking date, otherwise, the booking is deemed cancelled by the customer.

Rescheduling or rebooking is only permitted within six (6) months from the initial booking date

Free accommodation is provided in some courses. Dive Funatics solely has the right, at its discretion, provide suitable accommodation for its students on a sharing arrangement. The room(s) provided are generally for sharing with other students.

You agree to undertake full responsibility for keeping your belongings, documents, and valuables secured. We shall not be held liable for any injuries, damages, losses or claims, whether known and unknown, which arise during or result of your  acceptance and availment of the shared accommodation provided as part of this package.

We require advance booking of at least 3 days before the start of the in-water training. Your booking is only considered confirmed upon payment of the required deposit.

We require a payment of at least 50% as deposit to confirm your booking. Balance is payable and due on the first day of the training. We pass on a 5% PayPal charges and bank fees for payments made through PayPal.

We accept credit card payments via PayPal, Bank Transfers, or Cash in PHP and USD only. We do not process credit cards on site.

ATMs, Banks, and Money Changer establishments are very accessible in our area, however, when transacting, be mindful about the daily withdrawal limits imposed by your banks on foreign countries, unfavorable exchange rates, and risks of getting swindled or robbed.

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